Suspect In Mount Clemens Murder Of Clinton Township Man Charlie McGowan In Custody In Chicago

MOUNT CLEMENS, MI. (THECOUNT) — Perry Bernard Rouse Jr., the man sought by police in connection to the Mount Clemens homicide of Clinton Township man, Charlie McGowan, was taken into custody Saturday by United States marshals at a motel outside of Chicago.

According to authorities, Rouse was located at a Motel 6 in Harvey, Illinois and was taken into custody without incident. He is expected to be housed at the Chicago Police Department until his extradition to Macomb County.

The Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office had issued a five count felony warrant for Rouse Jr. Continue reading

NC Sanford Latin Dance Studio Party Shooting Leaves One Dead 7 Injured

SANFORD, NC. (THECOUNT) — One person was killed and another seven injured after gunfire erupted at a rented Stanford, NC., dance studio holding a birthday party event. 27-year-old, Travis Mclean, was identified as the deceased victim.

The shooting incident occurred during a birthday party early Sunday morning at Sanford Latin Dance Studio located at, 109 S Steele St, Sanford, NC., according to a press release from the Sanford Police Department.

Sanford Police responded to the 100 block of Carthage Street in reference to someone being shot. Upon arrival, police located several victims who had sustained gunshot wounds. The gunshot victims were taken to Central Carolina Hospital by personal vehicles before emergency workers arrived. Continue reading

Shooter Injures 2 At WA Walmart Before Armed Customer Shoots Suspect Dead In Parking Lot

TUMWATER, WA. (THECOUNT) — A suspected gunman wounded two people at a Tumwater, Washington state, Walmart before being fatally shot by an armed shopper Sunday evening.

The incident happened about 5 p.m. at the Walmart Superstore in Tumwater.

KOMO-TV reports that a witness says people were in line when they heard gunfire in the store. The station reports that as people fled the store, the gunman followed and shots were heard outside. Continue reading

Josh Bryant ID’d As NC Man Killed In Wilmington Valor Drive Police-Involved Shooting

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (THECOUNT) — Joshua Nash Bryant was identified by officials as the man shot and killed by police early Tuesday morning in Wilmington, NC.

Bryant, 20, was killed outside his family home after brandishing a weapon during the nine-hour standoff, said the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities responded to a report of a suicidal man Monday evening. Upon arrival, deputies found Bryant barricaded in the residence. Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer said the fatal shooting occurred in the 2700 block of Valor Drive around 5 a.m. Tuesday after Bryant exited the home holding a rifle. Continue reading

Ex OH Correction Officer Martin Lynn Robinson Arrested After Standoff Ends With Amherst SWAT Member Shot In Buttocks

The Amherst Ohio SWAT team member injured during a standoff in Sheffield Lake has been identified as 17-year veteran Eugene “JR” Ptacek.

Ptacek remains in critical condition on Friday after being shot in the buttocks during a shootout with suspect, Martin Lynn Robinson, a former Ohio state correction officer.

Ptacek was rushed to a local hospital via LifeFlight and was reported to be stabilized Thursday night.

Robinson was also suffered gunshot wounds to his leg and arm during the incident.

Robinson was wanted by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office for firearms violations, Continue reading

First Tennessee Bank Teller Rekia Kinnebrew ID’d As Victim In Cherry Street Fatal Shooting

Rekia Kinnebrew has been identified as the Knoxville woman found shot dead in a Cherry Street residence.

Police responded near 5th Avenue and N. Cherry Street around 3 a.m. Sunday morning on reports of gunshots heard in the area.

Upon arrival to the area, investigators discovered a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside a home located at 401 S Cherry St, Knoxville, TN. Continue reading

TN Man Carlos Darnell Dixon Charged In Cesar Reza Murder At Antioch Hookah Lounge

Carlos Darnell Dixon has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Nashville man, Cesar Reza, 24, in the parking lot of an Antioch hookah bar last Friday morning

Dixon, 33, was taken in custody by Metro Nashville Police in connection to the fatal shooting that occurred at Arabian Palace Lounge located at 1135 Bell Rd, Antioch, TN., last week.

Reza and two friends pulled into the busy parking lot with the intention of going to Arabian Palace Hookah Lounge. Witnesses told police the pair pulled up behind a man, later identified as Dixon, who was trying to back out of the parking lot. Continue reading

Bob Cruz ID’d As San Antonio Man Killed In Pine Street Police Involved Shooting

Robert “Bob” Cruz has been named as the man shot and killed by a San Antonio police officer Monday evening in an incident that occurred on the city’s East side.

Officials responded to S Pine St & Iowa St., at about 5:45 p.m. on reports of an officer-involved shooting.

Police said the man was pointing a gun at people at the VIA bus stop. When the officer arrived, he found him walking away from the bus stop. The officer started honking at him to get his attention. Police said the suspect then spun toward him and opened fire on the officer. A VIA Police officer then pulled up behind the officer when the shooting started. The officer returned fire through the windshield of his vehicle, striking the suspect, who fled around 15 yards before collapsing and dying. Continue reading

Tanisha Hairston ID’d As WV Woman Found Shot Dead In Dunbar

Tanisha Lavonne Hairston, 29, of Charleston has been identified by Dunbar Police as the woman found dead Tuesday morning along Roxalana Hills Drive, Dunbar, WV.

Police say Hairston, 29, of Charleston, was found just over a hill located near a group of townhouses. She appears to have been shot.

Investigators found several blood-covered items lying in the parking lot, as well as bullet casings. Tuesday night police were looking for a possible person of interest in the Walmart parking lot at Southridge. Police have not released any other information in the case. Continue reading

Suspect ID’d As Hassan Gailani In Double Fatal Shooting At VA Hookah Bar Pharaoh’s Cafe

Officials say 34-year-old Hassan Gailani shot two people dead at Sterling, VA., Hookah bar, Pharaoh’s Cafe Monday.

Two people were reportedly shot dead at Sterling Hookah Bar Pharaoh’s Cafe early Monday morning, according to authorities.

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to the Pharaoh Café located at, 46000 Old Ox Rd Ste 107 Sterling, VA., for a reported shooting at around 1:45 a.m. Officials say two people died at the scene. Continue reading